Creamy Almond Candy
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: Makes about 3 1/4 pounds
This super simple recipe will make you want to turn your kitchen into "candy central". Pick out a few other candy recipes for a customized candy gift box to give to family and friends. Or simply enjoy the candy at home after lunch or dinner.
1 1/2 pounds vanilla-flavored candy coating*
1 (14-oz) can Eagle® Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk (NOT evaporated milk)
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon almond extract
3 cups (about 1 pound) whole almonds, toasted
In a heavy saucepan, over low heat, melt candy coating, Eagle® Brand and salt. Remove from heat; stir in extract, then almonds.
Spread evenly into wax paper-lined 15x10-inch jellyroll pan. Chill 2 hours or until firm. Turn onto cutting board; peel off paper and cut into triangles or squares. Store tightly covered at room temperature.
MICROWAVE: In 2-quart glass measure, combine candy coating, Eagle® Brand and salt. Cook on 100% power (high) 3 to 5 minutes, stirring until smooth. Proceed as above.
*Also called confectioners’ or candy coating
© 2001 Eagle Family Foods
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